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Our reliability program provides customers with real-time data on similar products. These products are tested on a continuous basis and the data will accompany the certificate of conformance. The data is selected from Mini-Systems in-house QPL testing. The data is displayed in a graphical representation and plotted against military standard criteria. Samples are selected in accordance with MIL-PRF-55342. 

  • Case sizes to 0101
  • Absolute tolerances to 0.005%
  • TCR to ± 5ppm/ºC
  • TCR tracking to ±2ppm/ºC
  • Operating frequencies to 40GHz
  • High performance at cryogenic temperatures
  • Full line of RoHS compliant products
  • 100% Visual Inspection on all orders
  • 100% Electrical Test for DC Resistance on all orders
  • Group A, B, & C testing available, per MIL-PRF-55342
  • Class H & K testing available, per MIL-PRF-38534
  • Quotes in less than 24-hours
  • High Reliability Top and Back Contact Chip Resistors
  • Surface Mount and Flip Chip Resistors
  • Resistors for Microwave Applications
  • “Pi” and “T” Type Low Loss Attenuators
  • Metallized Substrates
  • Patterned Metallized Substrates
  • MOS Capacitors
  • Custom RC Networks
  • Standard and Custom Resistor Networks
  • Custom Thin Film Designs
  • Samples are selected at random
  • Samples are either MSTF-2 or MSTF-3 series parts
  • Substrate material is either Silicon or Ceramic
  • Data is also taken from parts that are currently being tested and meet the previous requirements
  • MIL-PRF-55342, Characteristic “H”
  • MIL-STD-202
  • MIL-STD-883

Life Test

  • 1000 Hours (+72/-24), 70°C (±5°C), 250mW
  • ΔR Requirement ±0.25%

Thermal Shock Test

  • 5 Cycles, -65°C (+0/-10) to 150°C (+10/-0)
  • ΔR Requirement ±0.25%

High Temperature Exposure Test

  • 100 Hours (±4) at 150°C (±5°C)
  • ΔR Requirement ±0.50%
  • Wirebond Evaluation
  • Thermosonic, 1 Mil Gold Wire
  • 3 grams minimum Bond Pull
  • Data will be supplied with certificate of conformance on high reliability orders that do not require testing
  • This data is for tantalum and nichrome resistors

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